11 Aug 2023
Geelong's future convention centre to be named Nyaal Banyul The official name of the Geelong Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCEC) will be returning Wadawurrung language to Country - with a name gifted by the Wadawurrung Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation.
09 Aug 2023
Moving forward on the Norfolk Island Governance Committee As part of the Australian Government’s commitment to enhancing democratic representation for Norfolk Island residents, the Norfolk Island Governance Committee (NIGC) will be established in October.
09 Aug 2023
Work starts to build a side track for Spring Creek Bridge replacement Early work starts this week on a $12.1 million project to replace a major crossing over Spring Creek in the North West of New South Wales.
28 Jul 2023
Geelong's Green Spine is growing Geelong’s inner city is coming to life with work underway on the next section of the Green Spine project, thanks to support from the Australian and Victorian governments under the Geelong City Deal.
28 Jul 2023
Council to benefit from LCRI Program Residents throughout the Region are set to benefit with Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) receiving more than $6.4 million through the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) Program.
28 Jul 2023
Jobs, economic growth and liveability boosted in the Sunshine State The Albanese Labor Government continues to support councils across Queensland deliver local priorities that are high impact, through the $3.25 billion Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) program.
13 Jul 2023
Cooroy Bridge works to improve safety and connectivity Cooroy’s two-lane Lawnville Road bridge will soon undergo a $2.33 million renovation to boost safety and connectivity.
03 Jul 2023
$750 million for councils' local road and infrastructure priorities The next funding phase of the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) program, totalling $750 million, is now available for councils across Australia to nominate projects.
30 Jun 2023
Nearly $1.8 billion relief for disaster impacted councils Councils across Australia will be able to fast-track local repair works following two devastating years of floods, fires and cyclones, with the Albanese Government to advance nearly $1.8 billion in disaster payments to the states.
28 Jun 2023
Strengthening community engagement and wellbeing in our regions The Albanese Labor Government continues to invest in regional, rural and remote communities to make them more resilient, sustainable and liveable.
22 Jun 2023
Infrastructure boost for Indian Ocean Territories Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands will get more support for infrastructure following the successful passage of legislation to expand the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF).
16 Jun 2023
Bringing back local government to the table The Australian Government has today delivered on an important election commitment for the local government sector, with the Australian Council of Local Government held in Canberra for the first time in a decade.
16 Jun 2023
Helping communities save energy, save on energy bills The Albanese Government is partnering with local government to deliver energy upgrades and bill savings for community facilities like local pools, sporting clubs and community centres, so they can spend more on what they do best.
13 Jun 2023
Council achievements celebrated on national stage Outstanding achievers in local government have been recognised today with the announcement of the 2023 National Awards for Local Government winners.
13 Jun 2023
Update on Christmas Island Strategic Assessment The Australian Government is pausing the Christmas Island Strategic Assessment (CISA) while significant policy and law reforms are ongoing.